Perform tasks involving physical labor at construction sites. May operate hand and power tools of all types: air hammers, earth tampers, cement mixers, small mechanical hoists, surveying and measuring equipment, and a variety of other equipment and instruments. May clean and prepare sites, dig trenches, set braces to support the sides of excavations, erect scaffolding, and clean up rubble, debris and other waste materials. May assist other craft workers.
Median Annual Wage: $31,090
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (70%); Less than high school diploma (23%); Post-secondary certificate (6%)
Projected Growth: Much faster than average (22% or higher)
Related Job Titles: Construction Worker; Laborer; Construction Laborer; Helper; Post Framer; Curb and Gutter Laborer; Drain Layer; Drop Crew Laborer; Skill Labor; Union Laborer